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					                                                                                               Trish Berger
                                                                         Elementary Social Studies Methods
                                                                                                  Fall 2006
                                             8th Grade Activity




ACROSS

       1. Place where the original Constitution can be viewed. (16 letters)
       5. First state to ratify the Constitution. (8 letters)
       9. Fearing tyranny from a strong central government, some states demanded this be
       added to the Constitution. (12 letters)
       11. He is known as the "Sage of the Constitutional Convention." (8 letters)
       13. These essays were written to defend and promote the ratification of the new
       Constitution. (16 letters)
       14. Name given to the group who did not favor ratification of the Constitution. (15 letters)
       15. This amendment was repealed. (10 letters)

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       1. This state's signing ratified the Constitution. (12 letters)
       2. State that did not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention. (11 letters)
       3. The 13th Amendment abolished. (7 letters)
       4. He introduced the Bill of Rights in the House of Representatives on June 8, 1789.
       (7 letters).
       6. The Constitutional Convention met in this city. (12 letters)
       7. The part of the Constitution where you find the phrase "in order to form a more
       perfect union." (8 letters)
       8. Number of amendments to the Constitution. (11 letters)
       10. Article that establishes the Constitution as the supreme law of the country.
       (2 letters)
       12. The Nineteenth Amendment protects the voting rights of. (5 letters)

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                      Trish Berger
Elementary Social Studies Methods
                         Fall 2006
                                                                                            Trish Berger
                                                                      Elementary Social Studies Methods
                                                                                               Fall 2006




ACROSS

       1. Place where the original Constitution can be viewed. National Archives
       5. First state to ratify the Constitution. Delaware
       9. Fearing tyranny from a strong central government, some states demanded this be
       added to the Constitution. Bill of Rights
       11. He is known as the "Sage of the Constitutional Convention." Franklin
       13. These essays were written to defend and promote the ratification of the new
       Constitution. Federalist Papers
       14. Name given to the group who did not favor ratification of the Constitution.
       Anti-Federalists
       15. This amendment was repealed. Eighteenth

DOWN

       1. This state's signing ratified the Constitution. New Hampshire
       2. State that did not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Rhode Island
       3. The 13th Amendment abolished . Slavery
       4. He introduced the Bill of Rights in the House of Representatives on June 8, 1789.
       Madison
       6. The Constitutional Convention met in this city. Philadelphia
       7. The part of the Constitution where you find the phrase "in order to form a more
       perfect union." Preamble
       8. Number of amendments to the Constitution. Twenty-Seven
       10. Article that establishes the Constitution as the supreme law of the country. VI
       12. The Nineteenth Amendment protects the voting rights of . Women
                                                                                          Trish Berger
                                                                    Elementary Social Studies Methods
                                                                                             Fall 2006



Grade 8
History and Government, Economics and Geography,
1             Civics-Government
Standard      Description
  Benchmark
    Indicator
                 The student uses a working knowledge and understanding of governmental systems
                 of Kansas and the United States and other nations with an emphasis on the United
1                States Constitution, the necessity for the rule of law, the civic values of the American
                 people, and the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of becoming active participants
                 in our representative democracy.

          (K) The student understands that the United States Constitution is written by and for the
          people and it defines the authority and power given to the government as well as
    1.3.1
          recognizes the rights retained by the state governments and the people (e.g., separation of
          power, limited government, state's rights, the concept "by and for the people").
          (A) The student researched historical examples of how legislative, executive, and judicial
    1.3.2 powers have been challenged at the national level (e.g., secession, appointment of
          officials, Marbury v Madison).
             (K) The student explains how the United States Constitution can be changed through
    1.3.3
            amendments.
             (A) The student analyzes the Declaration of Independence and the United States
    1.3.4
            Constitution to identify essential ideas of American constitutional government.

				
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